Classes

The EAT Foundation offers a variety of Continuing Education (CE) Classes which combine hand-on Workshops, Seminars, and Tours in the field of Agriculture. Our courses are offered in 1, 2 & 3 day Sessions and take place at various locations and times of the year.

Ag Tour & Seminar [AG 101] – 2 CE Units (available separately)

Our most popular class, The Ag Tour and Seminar, is a 3-day, 2 CE units* workshop where agriculture and the classroom collide. The workshops include tours of local farms, dairies, and packing houses, as wells as active participation in local farming and gardening techniques. We also have several local and statewide guest speakers attend to discuss the importance of education, nutrition, and agriculture. Overall, this is a great networking opportuniy for teachers statewide!

Available Class Sessions:

Join us Monday, June 19th through Thursday, June 22, 2023 as we venture into our most popular class!

Fall Harvest [AG III] – 1 CE Unit

Our Fall Harvest classes are 2-day, interactive courses offered in odd numbered years in the beautiful town of Hanford, CA. These are continuation courses from the 3-day Ag Tour & Seminar [AG 101] Summer Sessions which include behind-the-scenes processing and touring of seasonal crop harvests (when available).

Available Class Sessions:

Join us Wednesday, February 15th, 2023 for our Fall Harvest classes. *Class dates have not been established. Please check back soon.

Summer Harvest [AG V] – 1 CE Unit

Our Summer Harvest classes are 2-day, interactive courses offered in even numbered years in the beautiful town of Hanford, CA. These are continuation courses from the 3-day Ag Tour & Seminar [AG101] Summer Sessions which include behind-the-scenes processing and touring of seasonal crop harvests (when available).

Available Class Sessions:

Join us Thursday, July 27th through Friday, July 28th, 2023 for our Summer Harvest classes.

It’s All About Water [AG II] – 1 CE Unit

It’s All About Water is a 2-day course which encourages educators to grow their awareness about conservation of water, current and future resources of water in the State of California, and increase knowledge and water history and law within the state. In addition, there is a state-of-the-art tour of a local reserve dam (as depicted below). This is also an extension of the Ag Tour and Seminar, generally reserved for educator’s who have participated in the Ag Tour and Seminar first.

Available Class Sessions:

Join us in Thursday, July 20th through Friday, July 21th, 2023 for It’s All About Water. *Class dates have not been established. Please check back soon.

Careers Workshop [AG IV]

The Careers Workshop at the World Ag Expo is a daylong adventure into the world of agribusiness at the World Ag Expo in Tulare, CA. The day includes a guided-tour of all the career opportunities present in the Expo, providing information about careers, scholarships, and background regarding the agriculture industry in California. And info for you to take back with you to share with your students on the various options in ag careers.

Available Class Sessions:

Join us this October 2023 at the World AG Expo for our Career Workshop. *Class dates have not been established. Please check back soon.
The E.A.T. Foundation is a non-profit foundation operated by volunteers established by the Kings County Farm Bureau with the mission “To provide educators with hands-on learning in food and fiber production, agriculture technologies, and the protection of natural resources so that they are inspired to teach future generations about how vital agriculture and rural stewardship are to a healthy society.

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